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Author De Gaetani, Jan. Performer.

Title Songs of America [sound recording] : on home, love, nature, and death.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Elektra/Nonesuch, p1988.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    D DEGA SA D78CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Elektra/Nonesuch: 79178-2 (on container: 9 79178-2).
"Music by 21 American composers, to words by some of America's outstanding poets, written ... from 1860 to the 1980s"--Program notes, p. 5.
Compact disc.
Program notes, durations, and texts (19 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Stephen Foster: Beautiful child of song (Foster) (2:57) -- Elliott Carter: Dust of snow (Frost) (1:05) -- Elliott Carter: The rose family (Frost) (1:07) -- Charles Wakefield Cadman: The moon drops low (Eberhart) (2:21) -- Ruth Crawford (Seeger): Home thoughts (Sandburg) (2:45) -- Ruth Crawford (Seeger): White moon (Sandburg) (1:54) -- Ruth Crawford (Seeger): Joy (Sandburg) (1:21) -- Milton Babbitt: The widow's lament in springtime (Williams) (3:13) -- Warren Benson: American primitive (Smith) (2:09) -- George Crumb: The sleeper (Poe) (5:07) -- Irving Fine: My father (Orgel) (2:35) -- Carrie Jacobs-Bond: Nothin' but love (Alsop) (0:46) -- Carrie Jacobs-Bond: I love you truly (Jacobs-Bond) (1:55) -- Carrie Jacobs-Bond: Her greatest charm (Anon.) (0:41) -- Sergius Kagen: The junk man (Sandburg) (2:18) -- Mario Davidovsky: Lost (Sandburg) (3:36) -- John Cage: Little four paws (Cummings) (1:18) -- William Schuman: Dozing on the lawn (MacLaish) (2:59) -- Charles Ives: Song (she is not fair) (Coleridge) (2:04) -- Charles Ives: The all-enduring (Anon.) (6:03) -- Rebecca Clarke: Lethe (MIllay) (3:04) -- Ned Rorem: Interlude (Roethke) (2:04) -- Samuel Adler: Time, you old gypsy man (Hodgson) (1:34) -- Stanley Walden: Grandma (Millie) (Levy) (5:13) -- Aaron Jay Kernis: Stein X Seven: No. 6 (Stein) (1:53) -- William Bolcom: Waitin (Weinstein) (1:51) -- Aaron Copland: There came a wind like a bugle (Dickinson) (1:39) -- Charles Ives: Sunrise for voice, violin, and piano (Ives) (6:07) (with Joyce Robbins, violin).
Performer Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano ; Gilbert Kalish, piano.
Event Recorded Dec. 21-23, 1987 at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York.
Subject Songs (Medium voice) with piano.
Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Songs, English -- United States.
Added Author Kalish, Gilbert. Performer.
Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864. Beautiful child of song.
Carter, Elliott, 1908- Poems of Robert Frost. Selections.
Cadman, Charles Wakefield, 1881-1946. American Indian songs. Moon drops low.
Seeger, Ruth Crawford, 1901-1953. Songs. (1929). Selections.
Babbitt, Milton, 1916-2011- Widow's lament in springtime.
Benson, Warren, 1924-2005. Solitary songs. American primitive.
Crumb, George. Sleeper.
Fine, Irving, 1914-1962. Mutability. My father.
Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946. Nothin' but love.
Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946. Songs as unpretentious as the wild rose (1901). I love you truly.
Jacobs-Bond, Carrie, 1862-1946. Her greatest charm.
Kagen, Sergius. Junk man.
Davidovsky, Mario, 1934- Lost.
Cage, John. Songs. (1938) Little four paws.
Schuman, William, 1910-1992. Time to the old. Dozing on the lawn.
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. She is not fair to outward view.
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. All-enduring.
Clarke, Rebecca, 1886-1979. Lethe.
Rorem, Ned, 1923- Poems of love and the rain. Interlude.
Adler, Samuel, 1928- Time, you old gypsy man.
Walden, Stanley. Three ladies. Grandma (Millie)
Kernis, Aaron Jay. Stein times seven. No. 6.
Bolcom, William. Cabaret songs (1978). Waitin.
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990. Poems of Emily Dickinson. There came a wind like a bugle.
Ives, Charles, 1874-1954. Sunrise.
Added Title On home, love, nature, and death
Standard No. 075597917826
Music No. 79178-2 Elektra/Nonesuch
9 79178-2 Elektra/Nonesuch

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